LINGUIST List 15.697

Wed Feb 25 2004

Media: Linguistics on the Playground

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  1. Lee Hartman, Linguistics in the media

Message 1: Linguistics in the media

Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 10:40:44 -0600
From: Lee Hartman <>
Subject: Linguistics in the media

Dear Linguist List:

On February 23, the U.S.'s National Public Radio program "All Things
Considered" carried a feature, "Linguistics on the Playground," about
sociophonetic research by Stanford professor Penelope Eckert: vowel
fronting among adolescent girls in Palo Alto.

Hear the item in audio form at <

Lee Hartman
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
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